Fr Martin Micallef, son of John Micallef and Jane nee Bugeja was born in Luqa on the 10th November 1967.

He studied at Luqa Primary School, the Minor Seminary New Lyceum and the University of Malta where he obtained a Bachelor Degree in Philosophy and Theology and a Licentiate in Pastoral Theology. In September 1987, he entered the Archbishop’s Major Seminary to prepare himself for the priesthood.

He was ordained deacon on the 25th November 1994 at Luqa Parish Church and a priest on the 5th July 1996. He served as vice-parish priest at Tal-Ibraġ parish and later as parish priest at Għaxaq (2000 -2005) and Marsaskala (2005-2008). Since 2004 he has been a member of the National Commission Persons with Disability representing the Church in Malta. He is also a member of the Diocesan Pastoral Commission for Persons with Disability

He was appointed Director of id-Dar tal-Providenza on 1st October 2008. succeeding Mgr. Lawrence Gatt who was appointed Chancellor of the Archbishops Curia.